Regular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.
This position is a core member of a new Carver College of Medicine group that will design, implement, monitor, and manage program evaluation projects related to accreditation requirements. This position collects, processes, analyzes, and reports qualitative and quantitative data and participates in medical education and program evaluation research projects.
Master's degree in Program Evaluation, Assessment, Educational Psychology, or related social science field with emphasis in program evaluation and educational research.
1-3 years of experience in social science research or program evaluation.
Working experience with mixed-methods research methodologies, data management, and analysis techniques.
Working experience using statistical software packages such as SPSS, SAS, R, or STATA.
Working experience with basic univariate and multivariate statistics as well as qualitative methodologies like interviews and focus groups.
Demonstrated experience actively contributing to program evaluation projects.
Ability to work collaboratively and perform detail-oriented work.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent time-management skills and ability to work independently.
Basic computer skills with programs such as MS Office.
Basic experience directing or co-directing program evaluation projects.
Working experience creating and managing data using a relational database such as SQL or Microsoft Access.
Working experience in a medical or other health professions education setting.
Working experience presenting results of evaluation or research projects.
Record of scholarly publications or presentations resulting from research or evaluation projects.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical ce...nters and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.